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19 Jan Summary of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum USCIS Stakeholder Meeting on January 12, 2012

Summary of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum USCIS Stakeholder Meeting on January 12, 2012 Introduction: On January 12, 2012 USCIS held a stakeholder meeting in Washington, DC with Director Mayorkas aiming to collect constructive comments on the recently issued draft of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum. The meeting was...

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22 Nov Scam University Found: US State Department Warns Foreign Student to be Careful Choosing US Schools

November 9, 2011 Washington, DC   US State Department at its Oct. 26 daily briefing in Washington, D.C. acknowledged the recent fake university petitioned visas for students and it turned out those schools are not even real educational institution. Tri Valley University in California is an example of...

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12 Oct US Taxes

According to US tax law, all permanent residents are obligated to file US tax returns and disclose their overseas assets, including shares in overseas company, bank account, capital investment, business income, insurance information. Sale of House Overseas Appropriate financial management is highly recommended for EB-5 immigrant investors....

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12 Oct California DREAM Act

California DREAM Act Mona Shah & Associates have been following the progression of the DREAM Act and is pleased to report that California has enacted the bill. On Saturday, October 08, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed the second part of the legislation allowing undocumented student immigrants...

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08 Oct Foundry Group

Introduction Chairman Gallegly, Ranking Member Lofgren and members of the subcommittee, my name is Jason Mendelson and I am a co-founder and managing director of Foundry Group, a venture capital firm comprised of four partners based in Boulder, Colorado. Foundry Group is focused on making...

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